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Ambrose Bierce's Profile

Brief about Ambrose Bierce: By info that we know Ambrose Bierce was born at 1970-01-01. And also Ambrose Bierce is American Journalist.

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Jealous, adj. Unduly concerned about the preservation of that which can be lost only if not worth keeping.

Tags: Jealous, Jealousy, Lost

Absurdity, n.: A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion.

Tags: Belief, Opinion, Statement

Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.

Tags: Art, Picture, Sun

Politeness, n: The most acceptable hypocrisy.

Tags: Acceptable, Hypocrisy, Politeness

An egotist is a person of low taste - more interested in himself than in me.

Tags: Himself, Interested, Taste

Philosophy: A route of many roads leading from nowhere to nothing.

Tags: Leading, Nowhere, Philosophy

Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.

Tags: Keep, Making, Technology

Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.

Tags: Mediocrity, Success, Virtue

Pray: To ask the laws of the universe to be annulled on behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy.

Tags: Ask, Single, Universe

Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.

Tags: Hope, Nature, Religion

Debt, n. An ingenious substitute for the chain and whip of the slavedriver.

Tags: Chain, Debt, Ingenious

Divorce: a resumption of diplomatic relations and rectification of boundaries.

Tags: Boundaries, Divorce, Relations

Anoint, v.: To grease a king or other great functionary already sufficiently slippery.

Tags: Grease, Great, King

Faith: Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.

Tags: Belief, Faith, Knowledge

Forgetfulness - a gift of God bestowed upon debtors in compensation for their destitution of conscience.

Tags: Conscience, Gift, God

Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man - who has no gills.

Tags: Body, Nature, Water

When you doubt, abstain.

Tags: Abstain, Doubt

Cynic, n: a blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they ought to be.

Tags: Cynic, Vision, Whose

Litigation: A machine which you go into as a pig and come out of as a sausage.

Tags: Litigation, Machine, Pig

Present, n. That part of eternity dividing the domain of disappointment from the realm of hope.

Tags: Eternity, Hope, Present
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